Edward VI

Edward VI's Death

Born (Birthday) October 12, 1537

Death Date July 6, 1553

Age of Death 15 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession King

The king Edward VI died at the age of 15. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered as the Tudor dynasty’s third ruler, King Edward VI presided over England and Ireland during a period of war and rebellion. He was instrumental in transforming the Church of England into a largely Protestant institution.

In his youth, he studied under scholar John Cheke and cleric Richard Cox.

He assumed the throne when he was just ten years old, but became ill and died before his sixteenth birthday.

How did Edward VI die?

Edward accepted Jane as his heir and, on his death from tuberculosis in 1553, Jane assumed the throne.